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Chrome Hill

By chrisfroud
Chrome Hill in the Peak District at sunrise yesterday morning. I've been wanting this shot for a while now and it was worth leaving the house at 2am! However, I didn't realise the farmer no longer allows parking at his farm below the hill so the two mile jog from Earl Sterndale at 5am wasn't so welcome!

1/4s @ f/16, 0.3 and 0.9 soft ND grad

Tags: Landscape Peak district Sunrise White peak Chrome hill Landscape and travel

Voters: Coleslaw, piccy, newy17 and 30 more

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Coleslaw 14 13.4k 28 Wales
30 Jul 2007 12:56PM
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piccy 13 8 Wales
30 Jul 2007 1:09PM
Beautiful view and worth the effort.
newy17 13 273 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2007 1:21PM
yep but it was worth it great shot .
ian.
vaughar 15 242 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2007 1:27PM
blimey, i bet you were very knackered by the time you got up Parkhouse!

Great shot, I can see now what Keith was suggesting now when I was there with Northscape a year or 2 ago.
rusmi 15 37 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2007 1:52PM
magic colours and great composition, click

TOM
richardwheel 14 217 2 England
30 Jul 2007 1:59PM
it's a fantastic location and this is wonderfully captured, I must go back very soon after seeing this!

rich
SueWB 12 England
30 Jul 2007 2:34PM
Well worth the early rise - a stunning capture
Sue
Smile
Barbaraj 12 450 England
30 Jul 2007 3:03PM
Wonderful with pink forground rocks.
30 Jul 2007 3:21PM
Stunning light and color! Perfect exposure!
jken 13 1.7k 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2007 4:26PM
Beautiful shot Chris, up there myself on Saturday sadly not with the camera.

john
CathyI 15 344 3 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2007 5:49PM
That much activity first thing in the morning is health! Smile Worth the effort though - the light is beautiful!
Phil_Morgan 13 182 1 Wales
30 Jul 2007 5:54PM
16 clicks Sad This site baffles me sometimes! Awesome capture Chris, deserves far more attention.

Phil.
Snapper_T 15 867 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2007 7:40PM
Nice one Chris.

I parked at the bottom on Chrome when I was there the other month.

Trev
chrisfroud 14 521
30 Jul 2007 7:50PM
There's a sign now saying "Private Land - No Parking" The last thing I needed was an angry farmer with a shot gun Smile
Neil_Higgins 13 35 3 England
30 Jul 2007 11:42PM
Well worth the early climb, nice one Chris.
tepot 15 4.4k United Kingdom
31 Jul 2007 1:18AM
very nice especially in the large version.
Snapper_T 15 867 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2007 6:37PM
Hi Chris, yes mine was at the top. The foreground rock in you pic was behind me.
chris-p Plus
14 72 England
2 Aug 2007 9:55AM
Missed this one...the light is super
andytvcams 17 10.4k 1 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2007 5:04PM
Well worth it though.
Smile

Andy...
AntHolloway 14 168 United Kingdom
6 Aug 2007 10:37PM
Good job, it is on my list of things to try.. good to know you need to get up extra early! Great shot.

Ant.

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